Aluminium bronze welding rod for GTA (TIG) welding of aluminium bronzes, high strength brass and surfacing of steel, gray cast iron used in machine building and in the chemical industry, as well as in shipbuilding. Alloy showing resistance to corrosion and erosion to sea water, with a very good metal to metal sliding properties. Suitable for also welding joints on corrosion resistant aluminium bronze or high strength brass pipes. Joining copper tubing to steel. Surface build-up on ship propellers, skid rails, bearing surfaces, bearings, valves, slide gates, fittings.